Item #59527 Jamaica: its past and present state. James M. Phillippo.

Jamaica: its past and present state

London: John snow, 1843. Second thousand, 12mo, pp. 487, [1]; 10 plates, plus text illustrations; green cloth, gilt title on spine; ex-library with stamps on endpapers and label on spine, lower board missing, foot of spine perished, plates foxed and dampstained, signature on title page rubbed out, forming a small hole, a fair copy only. James Phillippo was a missionary dedicated to the uplifting of the Jamaican people. He was a active critic of slavery, and then of the injustices that continued after emancipation, earning him the hatred of the white overlords of the colony. Item #59527

Price: $45.00

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